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Sarah Keep Francis

Her husband, Thomas Robert Francis, did not come with her from England. She sailed with her parents and brought her infant daughter Lucy on the ship American Congress, arriving in New York on 5 July 1866. Her name on the passenger list was "Sarah Keep."

After arriving in Salt Lake, she married David Buttars. Her birthdate is confirmed by Lehi Ward records as recorded at the time of rebaptism on 4 October 1868.

Companies

Abner Lowry Company (1866)Approximate age at departure: 26

Sources

  • Buttars, Sarah Keep, Autobiography March 1923-[ca. 1936], 6-8.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • Journal History, 22 Oct. 1866, p. 5
  • Lehi Ward, Record of Members. CR 375 8, Reel 3599.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 430, 533.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah